- of or using one metal.
- pertaining to monometallism.
Origin of monometallic
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Examples from the Web for monometallic
The evil was due to a badly-regulated, weltering, bimetallic system; the remedy was a monometallic system.
So far as it was actually put in practice it made France monometallic.
- (esp of coins) consisting of one metal only
- relating to monometallism
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Word Origin and History for monometallic
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